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Find out what’s considered a non-criminal infraction or violation

Learn about the types of infractions or violations you might receive a non-criminal ticket for.

You may receive a non-criminal ticket for:

  • Building or fire code infractions
  • Dog control violations
  • Environmental violations
  • Jaywalking
  • Littering and trash disposal violations
  • Marijuana possession
  • MBTA fare evasion or smoking infractions
  • State park, forest, or recreation area infractions
  • Bus fare evasion (for non-MBTA buses)
  • City or town ordinance or bylaw infractions
  • Motorboat infractions

You may also receive a non-criminal ticket for different types of traffic or bicycle violations. To learn more about resolving those tickets, see traffic tickets


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